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Lock Folders with Password in Windows 10 | The method is very simple.

How to Lock Folders with Password in Windows 10

 We all have secret files that we don't want others to see. Well, on Windows 10, you can hide files in a secret, password-protected folder, without buying additional software.


Here's how to create a secret folder that you can fill with the files you want to hide.


How to Lock Folders With Password in Windows 10


1. Right-click in the same folder as the file you want to hide. The folder you want to hide can also be on the desktop.


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2. Select “New” from the contextual menu.


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3. Select “Text Document.”, then press Enter.


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4. Double-click the text file to open it.


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5. Paste the text below in the document:


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@ECHO OFF


title Folder Locker


if EXIST “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” goto UNLOCK


if NOT EXIST Locker goto MDLOCKER


:CONFIRM


echo Are you sure u want to Lock the folder(Y/N)


set/p "cho=>"


if %cho%==Y goto LOCK


if %cho%==y goto LOCK


if %cho%==n goto END


if %cho%==N goto END


echo Invalid choice.


goto CONFIRM


:LOCK


ren Locker “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”


attrib +h +s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”


echo Folder locked


goto End


:UNLOCK


echo Enter password to Unlock folder


set/p “pass=>”


if NOT %pass%==Your-Password-Here goto FAIL


attrib -h -s “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}”


ren “Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}” Locker


echo Folder Unlocked successfully


goto End


:FAIL


echo Invalid password


goto end


:MDLOCKER


md locker


echo Locker created successfully


goto End


:End



6. Look for the words “Your-Password-Here” in the document.


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7. Replace “Your-Password-Here” with the password you want to open the folder.


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8. Click “File”, then select “Save as”


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9. Click the “Text Documents (*.txt)” menu bar next to “Save as type:”


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10. Select “All Files”

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11.Change the file name to “FolderLocker.bat”

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12. Click “Save”

13. Double-click File “FolderLocker.”

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Folder Locker will appear

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15. Fill the Locker folder with the files you want to hide.

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16. Open the “FolderLocker” file to lock the folder.

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17.Type “Y” in the window screen.

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18. Click “Enter” and you will see Folder Locker is gone. your secret is safe!

19. To open the folder again, double-click “FolderLocker”.

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20. Enter the password you just typed and press “Enter”.

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21. Folder Locker is back. You can open it to find the file you hid earlier. Repeat the previous steps to lock the folder again.

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